Common Name: Birch, River
Scientific Name: Betula nigra
Foliage: Dark green
Light Requirements: Sun/light shade
Fall Color: Yellow
Description: A native, pyramidal to oval shape tree with cinnamon-brown, exfoliating bark. Prefers moist soils. Resistant to Bronze Birch Borer. Susceptible to Birch Leaf Miner, but can be easily controlled by spraying.